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to go to another meeting, from the breast cancer fund, we have my two science leaders, [inaudible] and janet gray, so science questions galor, they can handle them all, policy questions, we'll have to deflect some of those to nancy for another time, so what i'm going to present today is what we call our healthy home and healthy world tours, i'll talk a little bit about who the breast cancer fund is and then we're going to walk through kind of the rooms in your home talking about tips for avoiding exposures that are linked to breast cancer and i will talk a little bit about the different chemicals, where they're found, things you can do to avoid them and also some policies, and then we'll kind of go beyond the home to talk about the kinds of exposures that might be not within our control in the house but elsewhere. and it looks like i have videos so that is good. so, the breast cancer fund is a national organization that works to prevent breast cancer by eliminating the environmental exposures linked o the disease, mostly we talk about chemicals and radiation that are linked to bre
in answering it. >> what do you say to the secularist? >> i say let's engage on the science. let me hear what your arguments are and then let's respond to them. and i would ask in turn that you listen to what the scientific community has to say. it's perfectly fine to have a great conversation with many people about the science itself because the science is so robust at this point. i mean, we have basically known for over 20 years now that, and it actually boils down, for all the complexity of the science it's really quite simple. it's real, okay, climate change is real. it is mostly human caused this time. there have been climate changes over many millions of years in the past that had nothing to do with human beings. this time it's mostly being caused by our activities. third, it's going to be bad. in fact, it's bad now and it's going to get worse. fourth, there's hope, that there are lots of solutions already on the table that are in fact already being implemented in this country, communities all across this country as well as around the world. there's an enormous amount of work that we ca
] >> yeah, okay. well, we're going to have in the museum of computer science in mountain view an exhibition show casing what italians have done to create silicon valley. i mentioned one person but there are many other examples. along with that we will have a big conference with italian innovators and venture capitalists and along with large hi tech companies of silicon valley and come together and focus on specific projects how to work together for technological innovation. it will be focused on silicon valley but also the cultural institute in san francisco we have surprises for you that we're preparing. any other questions? >> [inaudible] >> yeah. >> [inaudible] the problem of the public -- i would like for you to answer it -- [inaudible] >> i try not to be technical, but i hope i would be pervasive just telling you the debt crisis is basically a crisis connected to the governments of the euro system that has hit some countries for some reasons. somewhat we were hit because of the sins of our past. we have been having -- we have had a relatively a sizable but stable debt for a long t
and reduce those overall exposures or -- yeah? >> i believe so, is that true? yes, my science advisors, that's why they're here. >> [inaudible]. >> yeah. there are a lot of carcinogens in diesel exhaust, yeah. >> [inaudible]. >> well, you're still seeing an oil that combusts, some of them we know burn more cleanly than others but if it's combusting, you end up with productions of combustion, it may not be better for pollution on the other side, depending on how clean the air burns and that's a theme we end up talking about a fair bit unfortunately is that bio doesn't always mean it's safer, it can, it can definitely mane we're reducing destruction of greenhouse gases but it can still make bad things outs of good ingredients if you know what i mean, another outdoor thing is to reduce your reliance on household pesticides so the active ingredients can be of concern, the pesticide itself, but most pesticide companies done label what are called the inert ingredient, that's the one that's not doing the pest killing per se, they can still really be bad chemicals, endocrine sdrukt tersest can be th
the best science to assess safety, so not old science but new science, would seek to protect vulnerable populations like we talked about way back when, right, prenatally and in pregnancy, those ones that are maybe more vulnerable to chemical exposures and also to reduce exposures in communities with unfair burden of exposures, we know that very often, poor communities, communities of color, communities with less resources are exposed to higher levels of chemicals so we have to reduce that unfair burden because they already have enough unfair burden, so that calls for some comprehensive changes and we want to see those happen. the senate is not likely to reconvene and vote on this bill because we are winding down of course with this legislative session and this particular administration in terms of senates turning over, they're all -- most of them are up for re-election, house is turning over -- about half of them are up for re-election and of course presidential election as well, and so it is very likely of course that this will be reintroduced after all of those changes take effect and
in the real world but the science has been modeled and looks like it would actually work. the trick is getting the salt particles to the very particular size and very large quantity that would be necessary to do this on a scale that actually matters. >> so how close are we to that actually happening? i mean seems like it's out of a science fiction movie. >> it does and i should be very clear that the people that are working on in in silicon valley, they have no intention of actually taking these machines out to ocean beach and starting to test it on their own. they are just focused on working in the lab, developing the technology that they think will be capable of doing it and they think they are pretty close. they would then turn it over to academic or government researchers to decide what to do. >> and that brings us into the area where you have -- if you have this technology, if it goes to academic or federal researchers, you need federal or academic money to back this and that will bring a debate in, won't it? because there's some concern about should you be coming up with measures that de
them one by one disappear. >> this is sort of a merger between art and science and advocacy in a funny way getting people to wake unand realize what is going on -- wake up and realize what is going on. so it is a memborial trying to get us to interpret history and look to the past. they have always been about lacking at the past so we proceed forward and maybe don't commit the same mistakes. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ applause ] >> thank you, ladies and gentlemen, we are performing excerpts from composer naverez, our christmas, and our soloist tonight is the amazing jimmy castvo. [ applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ >> bravo. ♪ [ applause ] ♪ ♪ ♪ [ applause ] [ cheers ] ♪ ♪ ♪
in science, technology, and math. >>> would you imagine that one fish could be sold for close that $2 million? >> the big fish? well, it happened in japan. the big ticket bluefin tuna weighed just under 490 pounds. it was bought by the head of a popular sushi chain in japan for a record price of $1.76 million. the owner says the fish is big enough to make 10000 pieces of sushi. but just to break even he'd have to charge $176 dollars a plate. it's a story the conservationists probably don't like. they believe the bluefin is in jeopardy. >> they know that because of the scales? >> you can get puns in on saturday? >>> the illiniy looking for first big win against the top 10. >> highlights and more next in sports. ded >>> rich is here with sports. all this talk about notre dame, we can't forget illinois though. >> the illini college basketball. they quickly shook off the loss to purdue winning convincingly over ohio state state at assembly hall. two old partners going at it. thad matta and groce. illinois pulled away in the second half. abrams h
exploitation, spreading its roots in science and technology around the world. and he had enemies here. his enemies with the southern segregation. the anti-imperialists, and the conservatives who said american fascists are those people who think wall street -- so he had enemies and those enemies want to get rid of him on the ticket in 1944. the big problem was he was enormously popular. on july 20, 1944, the night the convention starts in chicago, potential voters who they want to run on vice president dick 65% said they wanted wallace on the ticket or 2% said they wanted harry truman. the question was how was the party bosses going to support. roosevelt was very feeble. when party bosses are to come to them and they want to get wallace off the ticket, roosevelt says to him, i support wallace but i can't fight this campaign myself. i'm not strong enough again. i am depending on you guys to do it. finally, caved in. his family was furious. eleanor roosevelt was furious with them. every one of the rows of kids was furious with them. they were huge wallace supporters. he had all the black dele
it in the scientific literature by doing the good science and the studies to prove it. >> after bobby's accident, he got a desperate call from peter ghassimi, and after some explaining, asked him. >> what do you think about the idea of using high-dose fish oil like julian bales used with randy mccloy? [ applause ] the carbon monoxide level was really high. and i have no explanation of how i escaped it. >> but mccloy, whose remarkable recovery is well-known, was just one case. and it remains unclear whether omega 3 was truly the key. the next hurdle for ghassimi, convincing bobby's doctors. >> it was a fight. they didn't believe, and they said fine, the west virginia miner was one case. i need 1,000 cases to be proven for me before i can give this to your son. >> he literally had to lay down in the middle of the floor and throw a tantrum until they started to put the -- put it down his child's feeding tube. >> the tantrum worked. in two weeks after starting his fish oil regimen, bobby ghassimi, case study number two, began to emerge from his coma. >> woo! >> about two months after that, he attended h
their ideology, their theology, their learning, their science and exploration. and it was really a convenient place for learning. it still is today. we trace our history back to 1753, when the library company formed by the merchants and the men of the day to form a library greater than any one individual could. they did that in order to share resources and at that time the city was growing and they wanted to make that information available to all. so, the providence library company exists in many places throughout the city, often being at the seat of town government and they purchased their materials from england. their original collection was about 345 titles and they unfortunately had a tragic event in the late 1700's where there is a fire on christmas eve and out of those 345 titles they originally purchased they lost many in the fire. except for 70 there were still in circulation. we actually have some of that founding collection. what's really and just adjusting is they had the foresight to make a notation so that the new they were following the original founding collection and as it the
. the science of becoming clearer that alternative energy like solar and wind will not be that effective. if you look at the solar stock index from the time obama was first elected it is down 95%. >> we have been hearing this a long time. not just the president has been talking about it but a lot of other people. people are not going wow i'm getting rich on this green job. >> people are struggleing to find jobs. the answer will be in efficiency. making buildings, cars more efficient, pollution control. those are more do-able. why do i keep mentioning president obama? i am a moderate guy. he has done more executive orders, circumvented congress to do what he wants. now that he doesn't have to worry about reelection i believe that president obama whether you like him or not, he will do lots of things. as i look at my crystal ball i am looking at the things that are implications of what president obama has done and promised will do. >> let's go to college. suppose you have a rising senior or junior in your family. you are hoping you can afford to send the person to college. if you can maybe he/she
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professor. that is just to say -- i taught that and political science classes. is this an ecological fallacy? we look at the collective data and things going on. the neighborhoods where kids are growing up also have a ton of other sociological indicators with poor performing schools and more likely to be arrested because of police. how solid is this as a scientific and statistical matter, how much should i be convinced by these data? >> i think the main convincing data is the mri data for the brain damage that is being seen for individuals with children where lead poison compared to individuals who are not poisoned as children. it's a very clear difference between the two. i think it's the main medical -- >> how much lead does it take to be lead poisoned? >> very small amounts. >> i happen to have a demonstration with me. these are one gram packets. within each of the packets, there's 1 million micrograms. we are worried about children who get exposed to six milli millionths of what is in this package. that's 1 million of micrograms. totally invisible. in every gallon of gasoline, there were
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experiments, and, obviously, his science advisors were interested in all of the different intellectual dimensions of it. he had a very clinical spent i think, that are three stars. he is leaving, no doubt about that, but his to advisors are talking back to them come and that is not easy to do in an oval office. >> which you like. >> and i give them credit hiring brave enough people to talk back to them. it's good conversation among smart people. and the book also gives transcripts of the conversation a year later with the same people in which these smart people have almost reversed position. easy saying, is this too dangerous? should we think more -- the science advisors are saying we're going to spin off so much amazing technology. we're going to define the ninth \60{l1}s{l0}\'60{l1}s{l0} -- 1960s by what we're doing. >> i also love the change in mr. webb a year later as the president is based of asking him, is this the top priority? absolutely, sir. >> i think he also asked whether it can be done on demand. is there a way of doing this? and perhaps part of the shift comes from a kind
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. >> this is such a fascinating topic. a lot of social science behind it. thank you, all, for discussing it with us. >>> u.s. u.it's a new year. a great time to re-evaluate your small business. five tips to make sure your home page is easily accessible to customers. courtesy of ink.com. fix content and leave it alone for a while. two. claim your google authorship. you can link your profile to the content you produce on your site. making easier for people to find it. three, write linkable content. the more people link to your site, the more people will find it. four, syndicate your content. repurpose an article on an online presentation on sites like slide show with links back to your site or post videos an your own site as well as youtube. five, stop the thieves. make sure text on your site isn't being used illegally using the tool copiscape. >>> i suspect a lot of you out there manage people on your team or consultant who's are programmers or engineers, and i suspect a lot of you feel like you don't understand a thing they are talking about. and this makes it tricky. when a programmer says something will take
the different varieties but we shouldn't leave out the sciences as well so a lot to celebrate. when i was first introduced to our relatively new counsel general by angela he said "he's one of us" and angela said "i'm not so quite sure counsel general" but i shared with him when i took my seat on the board of supervisors i got a call from jay leno. true story. he called me to congratulate me on my public office and glad to know that other lenos were fairing well and asked if we had family in common and he laughed when i said i was part of his russian jewish part of the family so i left it with that. this is particularly appropriate to do this in san francisco and san francisco is a italian city and always has been and will be and to get things going i have seen you put in some years of service in telea eve and familiar with israel's politics you can get into san francisco's politics and i brought this and i know senator will say something as well and we want to congratulate you and all of our italian american community as we kickoff the year of italian culture in the united states and we look
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, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> two states voted to legalize marijuana and same-sex marriage is now legal in nine states and the district of columbia. president obama tipped the scales of the stunning announcement that he now supports same-sex marriage. >> president obama's support for gay marriage, how much is personal, how much is political? is this a game changer? >> clay, you could be happy he reacted so quickly. you must be pretty happy that president obama reacted so quickly. >> i am. i feel so empowered. >> i mean, a big day for every, you know, every gay american. a big day for every american in many ways. whatever the reaction you had to it. how did you feel when you heard the news? >> it is a little bittersweet. i'm in north carolina and as a north carolinian, i was really disappointed with the way the amendment initiative vote went yesterday here in north carolina. but it's very promising to hear president obama finally come up and speak out on something that's so important. and i think the ground swell, the energy that was behind a
science, farm law and more. 21-year-old adrian bradley means an ag degree means good pay even for entry level jobs. >> my best friend just started at $48,000 a year in agriculture in agribusiness. >> experts predict by 2050 the world's population will exceed 9 billion people. a sobering projection that calls for boosting global food production by 70%. agriculture leaders say today's current crop of ag students are driven by that challenge. in davis, california, claudia cowen, fox news. >> thousands of faithful christians filling the streets of ma tried, celebrating the traditional end to the christmas season. beautifully decorated floats, clowns and marching bands took to the parades. it is held to celebrate the story of the three wise men who are believed to have followed a star to arrive at the manger in legitimate -- bethlehem where jesus was born. >>> why is this man strapped to his chair at 35,000 feet with duct tape? details next. i'm done! "are you a cool mom?" i'm gonna find out. [ female announcer ] swiffer wetjet's pads are better than ever. now they have the scrubbing power o
-term damage. here's abc7 health and science reporter carolyn johnson. >> good left-handed pitchers are hard to come by. but ten-year-old ei don't know can also bat, catch and even play soccer well. >> i love sports. >> but in may playing pitcher and catcher nearly cost him his throwing arm. repetitive motion coupled with year around play mean little rest and recovery for young athletes. that increases the use of overuse injuries. his left elbow was on fire. >> it hurt pretty bad. >> he was in what's called a sidearm throw. he kind of drops the elbow to get the three through instead of bringing it nice and through kind of overhand getting the elbow up and around. >> the doctor at children's hospital, los angeles, treats both children and professional athletes. the sensor are tracking his precise movement patterns. she will then use motion analysis to make at judgments to his technique. >> our main goal is to work to identify these issues before an injury happens. >> he know knows how to protect his elbow but his results show he's in danger of a future knee injury. they will show him proper r
that are required by the evolving high value-added economy. and that doesn't just mean skills like math and science although we are now lagging behind 30, 40 other countries in the world in that regard. it also means skills that are associated with creativity and innovation. because our edge as a country comes in the area where we can use our creativity, but we also protect creativity in a way that places like china and others don't and in a content-driven world, a software-driven world, that combination of creative people and a system that promotes and creates and protects creativity is probably our real ace in the hole. >> host: david rothkopf, let's take bob's comment and tie that to your previous book, "superclass." you've mentioned now a couple times that we're creating this class of people way up here, and everybody else is being left behind, in a sense. >> guest: well, the gaps are growing between the richest 1% and, actually, the richest .0001%. and the rest of us. they have benefited more than anybody else in the course of the past ten years. most of the gains that have come, like 90% of t
pleasure or bodily function. christian science believes children should not be taken to the doctor has also been of the gate is successfully in some treatment has led to abuse and neglect conviction. important to treat them together is there a burden on the religious freedom? doesn't compel public interest to justify the imposition? 534 miners is not about genital mutilation is not irreversible in danger health or bodily function. if imposed by physical or sexual violence they should be legally punishable never it is in the same category as other requirements that parents impose on their children. some practices to file a lot of child safety headsman blind law professor from yale law school admitted in her book the tiger mother she forced her daughter to stand outside in the cold without supper and also at the piano without bath to access the kitschy had not mastered a difficult passage. some wondered why the police were not at her doorstep but the answer was she was a law professor but they could intervene. another tactic to get the girl to where it it would be intervention that most are e
quicker smart to decide who needs humans and kill us. that this is science fiction for now but many researchers think it could happen. but. thomas said it is obvious the population will outpace the food supply and starvation, famine is inevitable. that was 1789. then the darling of the left predicted pollution and global warming saying i would take many england will not exist by the year 2000. that was in the '70s. england is still there. thinks to technology there is less pollutn in industrialized countries today. but the media continues to make sry predictions. our kids to wired for their own good? "newsweek" warns of a panic, a depression, a psychosis. scare muggers are always wrong. they make us wealthier and healthier and freedom 2.0 that means new ways to use the internet like with the pds, face book. free from
that libertarianism is not a creepy science. money in an money out. a lot more money going out than coming in. the combnation before anyone read and i have covered everyone. ron paul homeowning disastrous consequences. yes, even before that guy, ross perot. he joins me now for his first interview is a former congressman. welcome comments very good to have you. >> must be with you again. at the risk of sounding disingenuous, i think you are among the smartes and sharpest public officials that i have had the honor of speaking to. i know that that might t sound like a compliment, but it is. i wonder with a voice like yours, who watches all the money going out of washington? umax i think there will be many. and if it did any good at all, there should be quite a few. >> i have a hard time seeing them for the budget deal. >> we used to say that we have 100 spontaneous phone calls and there were about 2000 people who were really thinking about it. so there are a couple that are frustrated with the system. i tried to be the optimist. but sometimes that optimism in washington, as you have pointed out,
wily... or weird... or wonderfully the market's behaving... which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. we don't let frequent heartburn come between us and what we love. so if you're one of them people who gets heartburn and then treats day after day... block the acid with prilosec otc and don't get heartburn in the first place! [ male announcer ] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero heartburn. >>> 155,000 net new jobs in the month of december and the unemployment rate at 7.8% after the labor department revised the rate up a notch. positive if otherwise sluggish job gains that we've been seeing for about 30 straight months. but big gains in construction and manufacturing jobs in december support my thesis that an economic renaissance is beginning in america, if only washington would stop trying to mess things up. for more on what the jobs report said, here's christine. >> well let's take a look you've got enough jobs being created that you're absorbing new people into the workforce, but you're not lowering the unemployment rate, that's where things get
, of evidence, of science and they're willing to engage in behavior that a generation ago we would have said is just beyond the pail. that is take the country's public credit and risk a default to get their way. >> so, if what you say is right, what are these organizations afraid of? >> i think there's a deep fear, first, of being attached to a liberal bias. you know -- >> most people do think the press does lean to the left. >> the main stream media want to do everything they can to avoid any reinforcement of that. i actually think now, you know, there is a fall back on a refuge on television more than anything else that is, you know, if we're like the law and we present advocates from one side and advocates from the other. then everything is fine. so, if you represent 99.5% of scientists on climate change with one person and a half a percent with the other side, you're fine with that. i also think, frankly, advertisers now are unhappy if there is any sense of bias, as well. the old wall between publishers and advertisers and editors and reporters on the other is not quite a firm wall any m
say in the social sciences. we had a hypophysis. health care is the one area that all presidents know. they tend to be very sickly bunch. president by president you would be surprised how many health care problems they had to be the john f. kennedy got the last rites of the catholic church three times as an adult and his father was weeping by his hospital bed this was just a few years before he runs for president. so the hypophysis these are men who understand health and illness and by the way they are so sickly because the secrecy is more important than good health care but they don't get good health care at least that has been true in the past. and so of course during to be sensitive to health care issues. wrong, wrong. never was a hypothesis more refuted. they are tough guys. candy may be sickly but he wants to give the impression of health and it doesn't matter at all. what does matter interestingly the health of the people they loved. every president while in office conference the illness, take kennedy's case his father has a stroke. health care goes from i can t get or leave it
picture arts and sciences, and for us. he's welcome brian rose. rose.ase welcome brian [applause]next, we could not be more honored or delighted to have brooke gladstone with us tonight. she is the cohost of npr's "on the media." it also wrote a very entertaining book called "the influencing machine." we will be doing a signing of her book, it's just came out. she has been at npr for many years. including a three-year stint in moscow where she covered the last years of president boris yeltsin's term. i know that all of you diehard o the media" groupies will tell you that there is something about brooke that pulls you in. ira glass, host of this american life, put it right when he wrote, just like welcome gladwell, michael pollan, and michael lewis, brooke can take any subject, even something you do not give a damn about, and make it of interest. please welcome two-time peabody award winner brooke gladstone. [applause]>> thank you, catherine. thank you, brooke, for coming tonight. i would like to start with your book. you talk about a number of media biases. one of favorites is the narrat
actors guild, the producers guild, the academy of motion picture arts and sciences. please welcome brian rose. [applause] next, but could not be more delighted to have brooke gladstone here tonight. she is the managing editor and co-host of npr's "on the media" and author of a highly acclaimed book "the influencing machine.:" " we will be doing a signing of her book. she has been at npr for many years, including a three-year stint in moscow where she covered the last turbinate years of president yeltsin. i know all of you die hard groupies out there will agree there is something about brooke that pulls you in. each week, even at 7:00 a.m. on saturday, i think i -- the host of this american life put it right when he wrote -- just like malcolm glad well and michael lewis, brooke can take any subject, even something you deny give a dam about, and make a very interesting -- you don't give a damn about, and make it very interesting. please welcome brooke gladstone. [applause] >> thank you for coming tonight. i will like to start with your book. you talk about a number of media bias is. one of
in people going into forensic science and that -- that college programs couldn't go fast enough to put people through. he had watched that and realized as the f.b.i., he wanted to make being an f.b.i. agent cool. he was very supportive. >> it was a recruiting vehicle. >> it was a good recruiting vehicle and that was his interest in it. john miller, with ran public affairs with him for a long time and was, i think, like the deputy head, very -- a high-ranking public affairs guy, sort of come out of television, has gone back to television and understood it and there was, even with the best of intentions, there was enormous tension the whole way through. i said, you know, if we're going to do modern television that people are going to watch, it has too much character flaws. there was enormous negotiation over drinking, smoking, sex, what kind of sex, where and when and how and it just, they had the best of intentions, i was very direct with them going in. it's still, i would say that was the best experience. >> ultimately the show didn't work. >> it wasn't quite good enough, wasn't quite
came to converse and talk about their ideology, their theology, their learning, their science of exploration, and it was really a convenience for learning. and it still is today. we trace our history back to 1753, when the providence library company formed, by the merchants and the man at the day to form and library greater than any one individual could. and they did that in order to share resources, and at that time the city was growing and they wanted to make that information available to all. so the providence library company existed in many places throughout the city, often being at the seat of town government, and they purchased their material from england. their original collection was about 345 titles. and fortunately had a tragic event in the late 1700s where there was a fire on christmas eve, and of those 345 titles, they had originally purchased, they lost many end up fire except for about 70 that were still in circulation. we actually have some of that founding collection. what's really interesting is that they had the foresight to make a notation so that they knew
went up and that's why murder went down. is that, from a social science perspective, one of the things that i think is fascinating when you dive into the literature on crime, this is what happened. a massive boom in crime, particularly violent crime in this country, peaking around the early 90s. it's been declined. massively and rapidly and these are the sort of big national statistics and it's declined in different communities across racial barriers and income barriers and urban and rural and we don't understand why it happened. is that basically the where we are? >> i think there's a lot of truth to that and my colleague absolutely would like to say there were all these police chiefs total idiots in the '80s and all the others they were brilliant in the '90s. it's like the stock market. it goes up and everyone has a theory about it. we know way less than we should about what's effective to bring the crime rate down but we do know some things and we have some good ideas. >> i want to know what we know right after we take this break. . i'm consolidating my assets. i'm not paying hidden
to wide-open spaces, which usually fail to attract pedestrians. an interesting unique buildings in science and of humanity abound. these conditions or were you thinking about a series of specific rows further organized into what i call the 10 steps awoke ability. these are explored later or together they add up to a complete prescription for making cities more walkable. we must understand the city is not just a nice idealistic notion, rather simple and practical minded solution to a host of complex problems we face as a society. problems of daily on in our nation's competitiveness, public welfare and environmental sustainability. for that reason the book is less a design treatise than an essential call to arms. why we need so badly is the subject of the next section. so what you essentially have is a two-part book. you have the three reasons why we need marketability, which are wealth, health and sustainability and then the 10 steps which are for example step one, put cars in their place, mixed uses comic at the parking right and my transit work, et cetera. i will not talk at all because t
and rose to become its director. he began at oxford in a junior position in law and social science before he rose to the ranks of the institution to become its head executive. sum of the books on his list, barbara rogoff's the cultural nature of human development, david kilcullen's the accidental guerrilla, peggy pascoe's book on law and race in america, daniel walker howe's history of america between 1815 and 1848. ladies and gentlemen, niko pfund. [applause] >> thank you very much for coming here and listening to his talk on friday afternoon. i am so delighted by many of you who have chosen to spend your afternoon here. i spent 10 years working for a library and and half of that time actually physically working in a the library because as director of the press i've reported in the library so i'm thrilled to be here to talk to you about publishing. in terms of marie asked us to give you a quick overview of our personal philosophy of publishing was found to little pretentious that i would say in terms of how i look at what we do, it is squarely driven by oup. oup oxford is about fundament
remain first in science, technology, and energy. that the educate and prepare our young people for the jobs of tomorrow and that when we make it in america, all the people can make it in america. the strength of our democracy also demands that we restore the confidence of the american people in our political process. we must empower the voters and remove obstacles of participation in democracy. [applause] we must increase the level of civility and reduce the role of money in our elections. in [applause] when we do, we will elect more women, more minorities, more young people to public office. [applause] the american people are what make our country great. by and large [applause] -- by and large the united states is a nation of immigrants who share our patriotism and seek the american dream. the strength of our democracy will be advanced by our bold actions on comprehensive immigration reform. [applause] [applause] today we take an oath to protect and defend the constitution, our people, and our freedom. to protect and defend. that is our first responsibility and our democracy r
guard at pacific bio sciences smelled a strange odor and felt nauseous. when firefighters arrived on scene, they decided to launch a hazmat operation. safety crews were not sure what type of substances were stored in the building, so they put on those hazmat suits and set up a de contamination area. >> we set up a hot zone, a warm zone and a cold zone. prepared to decon an entry team and we did set up an entry team to go in and examine the atmosphere. >> firefighters traced the problem to an overheated ventilation system. >>> new this morning a 16-year- old is recovering in the hospital after being shot overnight. it happened around 10:15 last night on santa theresa way and park boulevard. police say it appears to be a drive-by shooting. the teen was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition. >>> at this hour, the search continues for a man who stabbed a cab driver outside macarthur bart station. oakland police say the incident began last night with an argument between a man and woman on board a train. the woman got off the train and the man chased after her and followed he
of anecdotal claims in lawsuits that aren't true when science is in. the people in pennsylvania brought in the epa and insists -- they said the water was safe. they were angry because that was the end of the lawsuit. every time there's an antidote and analysis, it shows that fracking doesn't pollute the water. >> we have a quote from the department of environmental conservation that finds fault with the new report saying the document is nearly a year old, does not reflect final policy and no conclusions should be drawn from this partial, outdated study. would it help to have a new study done? >> if you like throwing good money after bad. as you say, it's a rehash of hold studies. the first well in america was fracked in 1987. we've report after report and it's time to stop reporting and start doing. people need to take a decision on this. every time it comes to a new state or new country like my country, ireland, the analysis is done. >> one of the serious images was the fact people in fracking areas could light their tap water on fire. that was debunkedded because you proved it has bee
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